Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops fired back with water canons. gaza. police say expert hunters helped capture a crocodile that had been on the loose ever since it broke out of a zoo nearly two years ago. villagers say they spotted the thing in a sewage pool a few weeks ago and claim it ate some of their livestock. china, 2012 international industry fa
Nov 8, 2012 8:00am PST
. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the mourning is now underway. jon: yeah. that's a country that's not prepared to deal with that kind of thing. they just don't have the infrastructure. rick folbaum, thanks. jenna: the clock is ticking to stop the economy from going over that fiscal cliff we've been talking so much about. that cliff of massive tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts. it's just one of the many economic challenges facing this country right now. this comes at a time that we're watching the markets as well. the dow dropping more than 300 points yesterday, it was the biggest drop of the year for the markets. there's a look realtime today. you see not quite as bad. the markets trading lower, still below 13,000 which is a critical level that a lot
Nov 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
were 12 years old from el salvador? >> that's correct. since i came to the united states, i live in maryland. i live in maryland for the last 10 years. i feel fully american. >> reporter: in november maryland voters will have a chance to change ricky's future. a ballot measure will determine whether illegal immigrants can or can not receive in-state tuition at state colleges. mary russell is with the maryland catholic conference. why should maryland allow kids who are here illegally receive taxpayer money for state tuition? >> well i think we need to look at these children as maryland taxpayers. >> reporter: in fact, in order to qualify for the program, students have to prove their parents filed taxes for three years. opponents say the measure encourages illegal immigration. >> it is just another part of the giveaway to noncitizens. >> reporter: opponents of this measure say you are a bad investment because you can't vote, you can't drive a car, and you can't work legally. what do you say to that? >> i'm also a taxpayer and, i would like to say that just want to become a doctor.